Laredo Morning Times
January 12, 2017
Webb County Court at Law II Judge Jesus “Chuy” Garza was indicted Wednesday on charges that he solicited a loan from a woman who was involved in a case before his court.
Garza, 57, was charged with one count of gift to public servant by person in his jurisdiction, a Class A misdemeanor. A judge issued a warrant and a $2,500 bond for his arrest. Webb County Sheriff Martin Cuellar said Garza turned himself in at the jail at about 3 p.m. Thursday. He posted bond 30 minutes later.
January 30, 2017
Linda Carman, missing at sea since an ill-fated fishing trip with her son Nathan Carman in September, is worth more than $6.5 million, according to probate records.
Attorney Glen Terk filed an inventory of Linda Carman’s finances Tuesday in Middletown Probate Court. He has been assigned by a judge to be a caretaker of her finances and to ensure that her bills are paid and her property is taken care of.
January 31, 2017
Stephen M. Jarmoc, the Enfield tobacco farmer and former state legislator, has settled his long-running dispute with his sister over how to divvy up their late father’s considerable property, which a probate judge says became heavily burdened with debt under Stephen’s management.
In a decree last January, Probate Judge O. James Purnell III concluded that Stephen had been “unjustly enriched at the expense of Edwin’s estate and of Laura.”